Sembcorp to build 360MW UK battery

Dec 14, 2021 02:08 PM ET
  • Energy storage space system will be installed at SEUK's site at Wilton International on Teeside
Sembcorp to build 360MW UK battery
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Sembcorp Energy UK (SEUK) has actually unveiled strategies to construct Europe's biggest battery energy storage space system in the UK, which will certainly have a capacity of 360MW.

SEUK plans to construct the battery at its site at Wilton International on Teesside.

At the Wilton International site, SEUK has readily available land and connections ready to enable quick instalment of the batteries, which will be integrated in tranches.

SEUK operates 70MW of batteries, with a further 50MW currently in the pipe and also due to be functional in very early 2022.

As one of the UK's largest battery portfolios, the devices can provide power as well as various other solutions to the nationwide grid in an issue of nanoseconds, and such quick feedback time is crucial to maintaining a safe and also steady energy system that will certainly aid the UK's low-carbon shift.

Sembcorp Industries UK as well as Middle East chief executive Andy Koss said: "Sembcorp Energy UK is committed to accelerating the energy change with lasting services, such as batteries.

" Furthermore, the place of 360MW of batteries at Wilton International enhances Teesside's green regrowth and setting as a center of low-carbon advancement in the North East."

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